Trefethen Family Vineyards Chardonnay 2018 75cl
"The nose opens with bursts of orange blossoms and hints of lemon cream pie. The palate is full yet bright, offering a pleasant viscosity and subtle notes of kiwi. The clean finish adds an exclamation point with elegance." Decanter World Wine Awards 97pts Platinum Award
Trefethen Family Vineyards are exactly that - a family owned vineyard. Now in their third generation, and the second making their own wine, Trefethen are the only American winery to have only ever used estate grown fruit.
Their commitment to sustainable and ethically made wines is exemplary. When Eugene Trefethen purchased 600 acres in 1968, his aim was to grow grapes. His son John and wife Janet were the generation to start producing their own label wines in 1973 and now their children, Lorenzo and Hailey, will continue the family legacy well into the 21st century.
Located in the Oak Knoll District, they take advantage of a wide range of microclimates, allowing them to grow everything from cooler climate varieties such as Riesling and Pinot Noir and those that enjoy a bit of heat like Cabernet and Malbec.